Padres super-prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a massive home run and flipped his bat with impunity
Nineteen-year-olds are supposed to be skateboarding in abandoned parking lots and filming terrible YouTube vlogs. The Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr., the No. 2 prospect in baseball, is out there crushing pitchers instead. After bashing 16 home runs in Double-A during the regular season, Tatis headed to the Dominican Winter League to play for Estrellas Orientales.
Looks like he'll need a bigger challenge.
On Sunday night, Tatis unleashed a massive go-ahead three-run blast over the left-field wall. He then followed it with the kind of bat flip you see from a seasoned veteran instead of a teenager:
We'll all have something very exciting to look forward to at Padres' Spring Training this year. I mean, he already looked pretty good last year: